The Air Force unveiled a name and designation for the intercontinental ballistic missile system long known as the Ground-based Strategic Deterrent: LGM-35A Sentinel. The Sentinel is set to replace the Minuteman III as the land leg of the U.S. nuclear triad, beginning with initial operational ...
The Air Force should pause its major recapitalization of its intercontinental ballistic missile fleet—a move top military officials strongly oppose—as budgets tighten and other nuclear modernization efforts proceed, a key lawmaker said May 17. Rep. John Garamendi (D-California), the chairman of the House Armed Services ...
Winter storms caused more than $4 million in damage to Air Force Global Strike Command bases, with 28 total Air Force installations impacted by the weather earlier this year. AFGSC in an April 6 news release outlined the damage that several of its bases received ...